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Creating Highly Available Database Solutions: Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) and Sun Cluster 3.x Software by Michael Loebmann, Kristien Hens

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Chapter 2. Understanding the Benefits of Implementing Oracle RAC on Sun Cluster Software

Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) rightly presents itself as the leading high availability (HA) technology provider with regard to commercial databases. A well-considered data center architecture plays a decisive role in this context. Configuring the underlying hardware that enables a demanding technology like RAC to work properly is a challenge. Sun has substantial experience in this area to help you develop an architecture that will support HA solutions.

In solutions that implement Oracle RAC and Sun Cluster software, the flexibility and power of Sun’s cluster solution can add structure and maintainability to various underlying hardware components. Sun ...

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